December 11 Deaths

1
Sam Cooke (1931-1964)
Soul Singer
2
Lewis Howard Latimer (1848-1928)
Entrepreneur
3
Bettie Page (1923-2008)
Model
4
Anne Rice (1941-2021)
Novelist
5
Ravi Shankar (1920-2012)
Sitar Player
6
George Harold Brown (1908-1987)
Engineer
7
Lynn Strait (1968-1998)
Rock Singer
8
Keith Chegwin (1957-2017)
TV Show Host
9
Maurice James McDonald (1902-1971)
Entrepreneur
10
David Bellamy (1933-2019)
Botanist
11
Maddie Blaustein (1960-2008)
Voice Actress
12
Esma Redzepova (1943-2016)
World Music Singer
13
Joseph Clarkson Maddison (1850-1923)
Architect
14
Heinrich Hoffmann (1885-1957)
Photographer
15
MS Subbulakshmi (1916-2004)
Pop Singer
16
Kay Rose (1922-2002)
Sound Designer
17
Arthur Mullard (1910-1995)
TV Actor
18
Pat Walshe (1900-1991)
Movie Actor
19
Angelo Badalamenti (1937-2022)
Composer
20
Robert Q. Lewis (1920-1991)
Game Show Host
21
Elizabeth Bolden (1890-2006)
Supercentenarian
22
Sonia Orwell (1918-1980)
Family Member
23
Mel Lastman (1933-2021)
Politician
24
Kim Ki-duk (1960-2020)
Director
25
Ivan Cankar (1876-1918)
Poet
26
Brad Dexter (1917-2002)
Movie Actor
27
Nadir Afonso (1920-2013)
Painter
28
Michael Robbins (1930-1992)
TV Actor
29
Jack Liebowitz (1900-2000)
Entrepreneur
30
Susan Gordon (1949-2011)
TV Actress
31
Thomas Ball (1819-1911)
Sculptor
32
Maroun Bagdadi (1950-1993)
Director
33
Willie Rushton (1937-1996)
Cartoonist
34
Mario Miranda (1926-2011)
Cartoonist
35
Jeremiah Murphy (1835-1893)
Politician
36
Nathan Matthews Jr. (1854-1927)
Politician
37
Mainza Chona (1930-2001)
Politician
38
Jaan Anvelt (1884-1937)
Politician
39
James Otis Kaler (1848-1912)
Children's Author
40
Colley Cibber (1671-1757)
Playwright
41
Freddie Fields (1923-2007)
Film Producer
42
Jim Bottomley (1900-1959)
Baseball Player
43
James Lynn Strait (1968-1998)
Punk Singer
44
George Constantinescu (1881-1965)
Engineer
45
Duro Tiljak (1895-1965)
Painter
46
Mike Donahue (1876-1960)
Football Coach
47
Luis Russell (1902-1963)
Pianist
48
Vincent Du Vigneaud (1901-1978)
Biologist